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Mayliyn and the Story of Judas

Mayliyn and the story of judas.        I consistently pray for my kids as I prepare for each session. I pray Ephesians 1:17-19 for them and that God would open their eyes and hearts during our time together, especially during our discipleship time. Today, I had my high energized 7-year-old who loves to talk up…
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True Confidence In Christ

True Confidence in Christ        The horse just stood there. Half asleep. Stephanie limply shook the halter grasped in her hand. Her small effort was in vain, for there was no response from the horse, again.        I headed back into the round pen to re-explain the concept of "round-penning". I kindly asked for the…
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The Secret Sign of Bitterness

The secret sign of bitterness I get annoyed at most things that breath. It's a part of my personality, and I absolutely hate it. Overly "chipper" people drive me crazy. Teenage girls wearing Calvin Klein or Pink annoy me. When people make puns or over used jokes, I sit there with a grim look on…
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A Gardener’s Trick

A Gardener's Trick Hello Friends,Did you know there are two different types of plants that will produce seeds?One type of plant produces their seeds on the outside where they are exposed, like strawberries. We call these gymnosperms. The other type of plant produces their seeds on the inside and protects them within their fruits, like…
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September Blog

September Blog “It’s knowin’ that your door is always open, and your path is free to walk…”             Something new has been added! I now have a photo tag attached to my blog. A word of explanation is in order. The hat hanging on my door has something to do with me, and it will…
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Rock Picture Holders

Rock Photo Holders Rock Photo holders are so fun to make! They are so easy, and they make great gifts. You can decorate your entire house with these little boogers! At CVYR, we have had kids use air dry clay instead of a rock, and those come out super cool as well. You can form…
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Fall Planting Dates

Hello Friends, As August has come its time to start pulling out summer crops that are done producing and start planting for a fall crop. We cleaned out the Jeremiah Garden this last Friday and started planting in our square foot boxes.  We are fortunate here in the Central Valley of California as our summers…
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A Word From An Artist

A Word From An Artist CVYR is a place that offers something for everyone when it comes to art. First and foremost, we lift up the name of Jesus, and testify how great God’s love is. In the Bible, John 3:16 says that God so loved the world that He gave His one and only…
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When Life Feels Meaningless

When life feels Meaningless "I have seen all the things that are done under the sun; all of them are meaningless, a chasing after the wind." Ecclesiastes 1:14 There's an emptiness that runs rampant in every person's heart. For years I struggled with feeling like life is utterly meaningless. there was no goal and no…
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Square Foot Gardening Grids

Hello fellow CVYR friends,Below I have added the Square Foot Gardening Grids as mentioned in lesson 2 so that you can print and fill them out with your kids. Feel free to use the Companion Planting Chart to help you. I also have a Planting Calendar to help with planting seasons.Have Fun! 
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